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Care ethics for Data Justice 2018…

Just back from a tropical few days at the Data Justice conference in Cardiff where I presented a paper on ‘Everyday justice in data science: what can ethics do?’ on behalf of myself and Aphra Kerr (Maynooth). It was a … Continue reading

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Published in Interacting with Computers…

A study of the different ways we talk about interactivity in HCI research – and what this means for our understanding of it – has been published in Interacting with Computers, April 2017. It’s called “How We Talk About Interactivity: Modes and … Continue reading

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Best Paper Award CHI 2017

On International Women’s Day 2017, very pleased to report a Best Paper Award (top 1%) for the CHI2017 paper on ethical design for mobile health related technologies (mHealth) using a case study of design for an app for perinatal mental health. “mHealth for … Continue reading

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Paper accepted to CHI 2017…

Very pleased to have a paper accepted to CHI 2017 – “m-Health for Maternal Mental Health: Everyday wisdom in Ethical Design” – which will be presented in Denver in May 2017. It’s about designing an app for detecting and reporting on … Continue reading

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A history of the web? Book chapter in press…

  Things to look forward to in 2017… #1: The publication of a new book on the history of the web: Web 25: Histories from the first 25 Years of the World Wide Web, Edited by Niels Brügger, Peter Lang … Continue reading

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Paper at CaTaC Conference London, June 2016

Pleased to have presented a paper and received great feedback at the Culture Technology and Communication (CaTaC) conference in London this summer called ‘What’s Not Said’. It’s a report of ‘work in progress’ on ethical reflections on the very interesting … Continue reading

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Paper published in New Media & Society, February 2016

Happy to report that our paper “What we talk about when we talk about interactivity: empowerment in public discourse”(with Gavin Doherty), has been published in New Media & Society (OnlineFirst) February 2016. Abstract: “This study offers new insights into interactivity by examining its association … Continue reading

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Interactive narrative(s)

What’s the story with interactive narrative? First of all, I believe it should have an ‘s’ i.e. ‘interactive narratives’ as there isn’t really a single ‘thing’ that is an interactive narrative. Also there are many different takes and theories on what interactive narratives are, … Continue reading

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The need for a critical discourse of interactivity

Abstract of paper given at ECREA, Lisbon, November 2014 – Audience & Reception Studies section “Towards a critical discourse of digital interactivity: empowerment through strategy and context” Abstract: This paper examines the need for a critical discourse of interactivity, a concept … Continue reading

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A green light

The 2 year post doc at the School of Computer Science in Trinity has started. The Irish Research Council have asked for a short description and also a shorter one – for a nonspecialist audience – so here they are. Short – Paragraph … Continue reading

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